Truman Student Chaged with Making a Terrorist Threat

A Truman student is facing charges for making a terrorist threat on September 11th. According to police, 20-year-old Patrick Akins made the threat on a social media app. The post mentioned blowing up Centennial Hall. Someone who saw the post contacted Truman’s Department of Public Safety. The Director was able to obtain information about who the social media account was registered to. Akins was taken into custody and appeared in court Monday. He pled not guilty to the charge of third-degree terrorist threat.